Inaccessible Island Finch Nesospiza acunhae


Cooper, J.; Ryan, P. G.; Andrew, T. G. 1995. Conservation status of the Tristan da Cunha Islands. In: Dingwall, P.R. (ed.), Progress in conservation of the subantarctic islands, pp. 59-70. IUCN-World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland.

Fraser, M. W.; Briggs, D. J. 1992. New information on the Nesospiza buntings at Inaccessible Island, Tristan da Cunha, and notes on their conservation. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 112: 191-205.

Guggenheim, D.E.; Glass, T. 2014. Disaster at Nightingale – The Wreck of the MS Oliva at the World's Remotest Island: Lessons Learned for Resource Managers in Remote Areas. International Oil Spill Conference 2014: 711-720. Savannah, USA.

RSPB; Tristan da Cunha Conservation Department. 2010. Gough and Inaccessible World Heritage Site management plan., Sandy, Beds, UK.

Ryan, P. G. & Glass, J. P. 2001. Inaccessible Island Nature Reserve Management Plan. Government of Tristan da Cunha, Edinburgh, Tristan da Cunha.

Ryan, P. G. 1992. The ecology and evolution of Nesospiza buntings. Dissertation. Ph.D., University of Cape Town.

Ryan, P. G. 2008. Taxonomic and conservation implications of ecological speciation in Nesospiza buntings at Tristan da Cunha. Bird Conservation International 18(1): 20-29.

Ryan, P. G.; Bloomer, P.; Moloney, C. L.; Grant, T.; Delport, W. 2007. Adaptive speciation in South Atlantic island finches. Science 315(1420–1423).

Ryan, P. G.; Moloney, C. L.; Hudon, J. 1994. Color variation and hybridization among Nesospiza buntings on Inaccessible Island, Tristan da Cunha. The Auk 111: 314-327.

Ryan, P.G.; Ortmann, H.E.; Herian, K. 2014. The impact of introduced scale insects on Phylica arborea and the implications for Nesospiza finches at Tristan da Cunha. Biological Conservation 176: 48-53.

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Nesospiza acunhae. Downloaded from on 03/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 03/12/2023.